Inaki Vicente

NAME:  Inaki Vicente

PLAYING EXPERIENCE

  • Philippine National Football Team (1973–1989)
  • De La Salle University NCAA Senior Team (1973–1976)
  • USA Bicentennial Festival of Soccer (Honolulu, Hawaii, 1976)
  • Asian Games (Tehran, Iran, 1975)
  • Asia Group 1 Pre-Olympic Eliminations (Seoul, Korea, 1971)
  • Asia Group 3 (Tokyo, Japan, 1972)
  • La Salle Greenhills NCAA Junior Team (1968–1972)
  • Other teams:
    • San Miguel Corp FC
    • Pepsi Cola FC
    • PTGWO FC
    • Tancho FC
    • Tigers FC
    • Manila Jockey Club FC
  • Philippine National Youth Team for Asian Youth football tournaments:
    • Bangkok (1972 and 1974)
    • Taipei (1973)
    • Tokyo (1971)
  • Philippine Youth & Senior Team selections:
    • vs FC Grun Weis of Germany (1974)
    • vs Persija Indonesia (1974)
    • vs British Navy (1973)
    • vs Hertha Berlin of Germany (1973)
    • vs Japan All Students (1973)
    • vs Berlin Free Univ (1972)
    • vs Kowloon Bus of HK (1972)
    • vs Kowloon Bus of HK (1972)
    • vs South China (1972)
    • vs El Cano Spanish Navy (1971)
    • vs HK Rangers (1971)

COACHING EXPERIENCE

  • Kaya FC Academy
  • AFC/FIFA “C” License
  • Various Youth (Age-Group) Boys & Girls Teams to Gothia Cup in Sweden (2000–2010)
  • Nike / Manchester United Premier Cup Regional Finals (Thailand, 2005)
  • Kaya FC Elite Teams to Poten-Cee Cup
  • Kaya FC Elite Teams to WFL Cup
  • Under-17 and Under-19 Kaya FC teams to UFL Youth League

Q&A with Inaki

FAVORITE FOOTBALL CLUB

Real Madrid.

FAVORITE FOOTBALL PLAYER

Raúl.

FAVORITE MOVIE

Silence of the Lambs.

FAVORITE TV SHOW

Just for Laughs: Gags.

FAVORITE ACTOR/ACTRESS

None.

FAVORITE FOOD

Chorizo.

BEST PLAYER PLAYED WITH

Tostao in a scrimmage.

BEST PLAYER PLAYED AGAINST

Israeli center back. I don’t know his name!

BIGGEST ACHIEVEMENT IN FOOTBALL

Making the Philippine National Team as a player, and winning UFL Youth Under-17 Championships as a coach.

BIGGEST DISAPPOINTMENT

Spain losing to Netherland in the 2014 FIFA World Cup!

IF YOU COULD CHANGE ONE THING ABOUT FOOTBALL, WHAT WOULD YOU CHANGE? 

Simulation and time wasting.

WHAT’S THE BEST THING ABOUT KAYA FC? 

It’s a complete club, from Academy to first division.